“Securing Future Through Financial Empowerment” Program

Name: “Securing Future Through Financial Empowerment” Program

Goal: To assist IDPs, conflict-affected people and pensioners by equipping them with knowledge, skills and confidence to make sound financial decisions in everyday life, and to empower them to play active roles in their communities.

Objectives:

1)            To increase understanding of everyday financial issues by IDPs, conflict-affected people and pensioners and develop practical skills to manage personal finances and financial risks effectively and avoid financial pitfalls.

2)            To raise awareness of the target audience about their rights as financial services consumers and about the benefits they can obtain from central government, oblast and raion government, international donors and international and national NGO’s.

3)            To empower them to assume greater leadership roles at the level of their communities to solve common problems they face and improve their livelihood.

Target audience: internally displaced persons (IDPs), people from conflict-affected areas, and pensioners.

Donor: DAI

Timeframe: 15 November 2016 – 14 November 2017